After the film was over, all I could do was obsess about the music and where in the world would I find this soundtrack in the middle of Nevada, Missouri?! Luckily, there was one girl out of the 350 of us that was enlightened and she let everyone make copies. The soundtrack and movie still remain one of my favorites, and this time during war, still makes an impact and sends an important message.
The show opened on Broadway in April 1968 at the Biltmore Theatre, and ran for 1,750 performances, followed by a successful London production, which ran for 1,997 performances.
There will be a 3-day production of the original musical at the outdoor Delacorte Theatre in Central Park September 22-24, starring current Broadway stars as well as original cast members.